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2.1 Courses
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MEASUREMENT - continued LOUW 6

Measurement.

Materials Technology JARG 7, 8

This course progresses from term 1 with students beginning the term completing manufacturing desi

Ultimate Frisbee CRPE 4

It’s basically football with Frisbees. Learn how to catch and throw a disk.

Calculus DERT 8

The first two to three weeks we will finish Differentiation, then move onto Integration.

Can we have fun and save the planet? KATA 6, 7

This course will help you get to know yourself as you explore which values and behaviours will wo

Lost Wildlife Wars BREB 7

Through the centuries huge number of native animal species have gone extinct due to humans and th

Creative writing / short story JOB 7

How do you write the perfect short story?

Experiment with Electricity MATP 7

The title of this descriptor is purposely misleading to lure students, many of which don’t read t

Independent English GEOM 5

This course is for students who want to work independently towards improving their literacy and/o

Media and Film Studies - Advanced NCEA RICP 7, 8

In this course, we'll move on from our focus on film analysis (T1), to the design (T2) and produc

Algebra ALIS 5

abc + def = xyz. Could this be true?

2.1 Extension English GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

This course is for students who want to extend their literacy and/or English skills.

Introduction into Social psychology ALIS 4

Social Psychology is the study of how peoples feelings, thoughts and behaviours influence others.

Chinese MLA 5
Financial Literacy - Money - what to do and what not to do!! KAYH 3, 4

This course will involve lots of number as well as looking at money in the real world.

Legal Studies ALLH 8

Do we have a deal?

Design and Innovate JARG 7, 8

Developing and refining designs and outcomes for individualised projects

Level 3 Media Studies Term Two: Let's design some films RICP 8

This term, we'll take our skills from film analysis and plan our own short films, based around so

Clone of Lucy is a Drama Director MART 4, 5

Drama with Marlene, Lucy Webster (& Rose Hubble) will be developing Drama skills with improvi

Measurement DUNW 5, 6

Measurement is perhaps one of the most fundamental concepts.

8MED RICP 8

Term 2: Planning a Short Film

Level 5 Algebra MATP 5

Everyone's favourite bit of maths - it's like number, but with letters instead....

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

Electricity and magnetism ZACW 5, 6

This course will prepare students for an internal assessment (Science 1.2 AS90941) if they wish t

Level One Media Studies RICP 6

In Media Studies this year, we'll be looking primarily at films, and how to express ideas about s

NETWORKS LOUW 7

NETWORKS

Level 3/4 Maths - Statistics STEH 3, 4

During this course we will interpret and analyse data and carry out statistical investigations.

Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

Motivation Theory/Human Resource Issues

Wet and windy MATP 7, 8

Level 7 students will start out the term looking at physical processes around and within the Eart

Homeostasis - Physiology in Ultra-Endurance Events MATW 8

We will learn how the human body manages to continue functioning under changing conditions includ

But that's useless! KATA 4, 5

Or not!

Furrious scribbling and printmaking HOLR 4, 5

You will experience drawing like never before.

Ko Te Korero Me Te Whakarongo MART 6, 8

Kia mate a Ururoa! kei mate Tarakihi!

7/8 Photography Folio Generation ROSM 7, 8

“This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio fo

Introduction to Genetics FLOM 6

During term 2 we will focus on genetics: What are genes and what do they do?

There is no 'I' in TEAM SARA 6

You will participate in a range of different team sports - football, netball, touch, tchoukball,

SENIOR JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

This course is a year long practical exploration of jazz forms and improvisation.

Measurement DUNW 4, 5

Duncan's measurement class.

2.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 8

Make art in a medium of your choice that becomes a project suitable for exhibition and to sell.

FRET BUZZ - Elementary Guitar Ensemble MATD 3, 4

This course is designed for beginner/ intermediate guitarists, who want to get better at playing

Algebra INOK 5

We will do Algebra.

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

45 Algebra INOK 4, 5

Algebra is the language of Maths and Science.

19th century physics FLOM 7

We will start this term with a proper practical experiment, planned and performed by the students

2.1 8English GEOM 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Short Plays & Major Production Auditions MART 6, 7, 8

Students who may have not got a big role in the Sheilah Winn competition and do not wish to be in

Back to Basics - Creative Writing VERL 5

We will also focus on all things creative writing.

Senior Shakespeare LAUB 7

Full term course!

Social Responsibility PETB 6

Building on the Social Studies understandings developed earlier in the programme, the course will

Measurement and Number KAYH 4

This course will start with Perimeter and Area and then move quickly into measuring different sha

Measurement and Number MATW 3

This course will start with Perimeter and Area and then move quickly into measuring different sha

Picture Story Books BetM 5

In this class we'll get started with design fundamentals in preparation to create children's stor

Philosophy - OMG, is that God? BRES 3, 4

This course deals with questions of existence.

Preparing for the event continued... SARA 7, 8

This class is carried on from Term 1. Please only enrol if you were in it last term.

Short Plays 2018 MART 6, 7, 8

Students who may not have got a big role in the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare competition and do not w

Advanced Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 4, 5

Drop the base: Acids, bases and reactivity ZACW 6

This class will prepare students for the external assessment Science 1.5 Acids and Bases, which w

Astronomical Cycling GREO 6

Learn about all the things that affect you!

Number Level 2 and 3 - NO LONGER AVAILABLE KAYH 3

This is a specific course for students who need to work towards level 4 maths.

Organic chemistry: it's alkynes of fun! ZACW 7

We will focus on organic chemistry - ­no, not the study of organic foods, but the study of carbon

2.1 Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 6

Integrated Studies combines Business Studies, English, and Enterprise into a holistic learning pr

Shortland Street Filmed Scenes EMIM 4, 5

We'll be working with old Shortland Street scripts.

Music for Theatre and Film MATD 6

In this class we will be looking at how music is used in theatre, film and video games to create

Heroism in Literature ROBM 4, 5

In this class we will examine what it truly means to be a hero through the study of literature.

Contract law ALLH 8

Do we have a deal? What is required before a contract is formed.

ALGEBRA LOUW 5

abc + def = xyz. Could this be true?

Algebra and Graphs INOK 6

After doing an internal on probability we will work towards the external exams in algebra and gra

Calculus DERT 8

This is normally a FULL YEAR course for students who have completed level two mathematics.

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LA Levels
Level Two English - Extended Text Analysis RICP 7

In this course, we’ll continue our study of the novel 'Annihilation' by Jeff VanderMeer, and fini

78HIS RICM 7, 8

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries.

Need For Speed JARG 3, 4

Designing things that go fast.

The first steps of Quantum Mechanics, and waves FLOM 8

In the first part of this term we will study towards an internal exam covering various content co

MEASUREMENT - continued LOUW 6

Measurement.

Number - cont. ALIS 4

We will be continuing on with number for the first half of the term.

Sociology ALLH 8

Living in complex systems in society takes a toll. Understand why.

Education and Religion ALLH 8

The sociological analysis of these two institutions provide you with a critical analsis

Abnormal Psychology ALLH 8

In this course we will look at some abnormal disorders.

Exhibiting in a public space HOLR 7, 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at year 12 and 13.

Quantitative analysis ZACW 8

We will carry out a thorough, long-term scientific investigation which involves quantitative anal

Advanced Design, Make and Innovate - Term 2 JARG 7, 8

Building on the design brief, research and design ideation, students will continue to develop pro

Clone of Probability Concepts INOK 8

We will work on Probability Concepts.

Integrated Studies 1 GEOM 5, 6

Human Resources
Students will conduct research into the employment process.

Backcountry Survival Skills PETB 8

This course will look at the skills and knowledge needed to survive in the bush, search and rescu

Mission to Mars - Level 4 ZACW 4

Unlimited needs YOU to help our class get to Mars!

The Carbon Cycle and Climate Change ZACW 6

Carbon is a key ingredient for life on Earth.

Number strategies KAYH 3, 4

This course will look at strategies to use to solve number questions.

Geography: Pirates Of Somalia EMMB 3, 4

Geography is a subject that helps us look at the world around us and how we effect the environmen

Sociology ALLH 8

Money and Power.

2.1 Scenes from Great Plays EMIM 6, 7, 8

This is part of the year long Drama course offered at senior level offering NCEA level 1,2,3 stan

Classics - The Gods of Mount Olympus PETB 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

An overview of the Gods of Mount Olympus and some of their more famous ‘adventures’.

If you plant it, it will grow BREB 6

We can produce much of the food we need to survive in our own back yards.

Define, Discuss and Defend Human Rights KATA 5

The class has spoken.

Electricity ALIS 5

Hopefully no one will be shocked by the awesomeness of this electrical course.

Manu Kōrero MART 6, 7, 8

Those wanting NCEA Level 1 (or higher) MUST BE committed to studying and would be expected to tak

Tales of the Supernatural - The Lord of the NATW 5, 6

Journey into unknown worlds of mystery and evil possibilities, crammed with catastrophe, terror,

Photography ROSM 6, 7

“This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio fo

2.1Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs 2017 HOLR 8

We start the term by working out what you want to work on through the year.

More of an Introduction to Algebra DUNW 5

In this course you will be introduced to a number of essential algebraic concepts.

On the Move: Tourists, Refugees and OEs KATA 4, 5

People move for all sorts of reasons.

Calculus DERT 8

The first two to three weeks we will finish Differentiation, then move onto Integration.

ADVANCED MUSIC 1 - (NCEA LEVELS 1 and 2...) MATD 6, 7

Do music for NCEA credits!

Genre Study: Sci-fi ROBM 8

This course will look at a bunch of short stories and film across a range of time periods and sty

Busting the world apart BREB 7

Everyone has one, most have millions. Cells are the stuff we are made of!

FISTBALL…hmmm that sounds interesting! IANH 4, 5
Level 1 English - Term Two RICP 6

This term, we'll do a close study of a film (TBA).

NZ Short Films BRAF 4

In this course we examine and analyse a number of NZ Short films.

Psychology ALLH 8

This course looks at Social Psychology. Being in groups changes our behaviour.

You verses wild... can you survive? MATP 7, 8

Bring your best Bear Grylls and find out how to survive in the great New Zealand outdoors...

Serve and Volley SARB 5

Learn the tactics and strategies of badminton and volleyball.

2.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Term two - Recommended that those scheduling into this course have completed the term one progra

Become a Journalist NATW 4, 5

Learn how to be a journalist, and learn about the relationship between journalists and society.

2.1 Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

Graphs L2 INOK 7

We will be looking at the Graphs relevant to the Algebra we have just finished.

2.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Term two - Recommended that those scheduling into this course have completed the term one progra

Level One English - The Mist (Novel Study) RICP 6

This term we'll start off by finishing our novel study of 'The Mist', by Stephen King.

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

This course is part of a semester-long programme, designed to support students wanting to achieve

Chemical Reactivity FLOM 7

In Term 2.1, we will focus on some important questions:

2.1 Tardieu Scenes EMIM 6, 7, 8

This is part of the year long Drama course offered at senior level offering NCEA level 1,2,3 stan

2.1 Film Studies and Project Based English GEOM 5, 6, 7

Film Studies explores the many aspects of films from the technical to the

The First Novel Study ROBM 5

In this course we will read what many believe to be the first English novel ever published.

Make A Space JARG 5

Help complete the fit out of the new GARAGE space, students will be developing workshop skills as

JINGLE HELL: Music in advertising, film and TV MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at the use of music in film and TV, with a focus on advertising

Social Responsibility and Change PETB 7, 8

Building on the Social Studies understandings developed earlier, students will explore approaches

Level 1 Numeracy INOK 5

Achieve level 1 Numeracy by working through a set of activities that assess everyday Maths.

Social Responsibility and Change PETB 7, 8

Building on the Social Studies understandings developed earlier in the programme, the course will

3/4 English - Creative Writing STEH 3, 4

We will draw on 'Brain Games' for inspiration and motivation for our writing, but will focus on w

Creating with Digital Technologies - not a free time Gaming course! IANH 5

This is intended to be a whole year course where we plan, design and create Digital resources tha

Indoor Sports STEH 4, 5

We will travel to Howzat Indoor Sports and develop our Netball and Football skills.

Theres no I in Team EMMB 6

This is a whole term course we will be covering two units within the term.

The Short Story JOB 4, 5

Students will read a range of short stories in order to understand how they work; what makes for

Beginner Mandarin Language and Culture Class MLA 1, 2, 3

Gender & Sexuality: Roles and Issues REBF 7

"Gender and Sexuality: Issues and Roles" at Level 2 will a very interesting experience for you.

ALGEBRA LOUW 4, 5

abc + def = xyz. Could this be true?

From the Insane: Shakespeare VERL 7, 8

In this course, students will be able to analyze insanity in literature through a study of Hamlet

2.1 Foundation Illustration HOLR 3, 4, 5, 6

You will explore the possibilities of line drawing.

Ways to well-being REBF 8

This term you will choose a health condition of your choice, and investigate how people treat/man

Basketball - Skill acquisition STEH 4

This course will be happening at the Y.M.C.A. Bishopdale. We will catch the bus to and from.

HOW HIGH THE MOON (JAZZ BAND) MATD 5, 6

In this class we will continue to build repertoire and advanced improvisation skills through a ra

Calculus DERT 8

The first two to three weeks we will finish Differentiation, then move onto Integration.

7BIO MATW 7

More info to follow...

Astrophysics GREO 7

We're going to look at the Universe and how it came to be - We'll look at stars their life cycle

If you plant it, it will grow BREB 6

We can produce much of the food we need to survive in our own back yards.

GEOMETRIC REASONING LOUW 6

Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Circle Geometry –

Film LAUB 5

In this course we will look at film.

Ko ngā Mangopare Tuākana - Senior Sharks MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Te reo Māori (language) and tikanga Māori (culture) are intertwined, and so learning te reo Māori

Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

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LA Levels
Short Plays 2017 MART 6, 7, 8

Students who may not have got a big role in the Sheilah Winn Shakespeare competition and do not w

Keep cool, don't sweat the small stuff! BREB 8

With a primary focus on the complex and advanced human body we will explore how our physiology ma

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class aim's to be flexible to meet the varied needs of students.

Measurement ALIS 6

Measuring stuff is quite useful.

Smartphone and iPad Photography ROSM 4, 5, 6

This course is designed to enable you to use your smartphone or iPad to take and enhance digital

Human evolution and migrations MATP 5

Where do we, humans, come from? What did our ancestors look like? How long ago was that?

Project English GEOM 6

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Level 3 Media Studies - Designing a Short Film RICP 7, 8

For the remainder of the year, any student wishing to design and create a film for either Level 2

Social Responsibility within indoor football SARB 3, 4

Students will develop their social responsibility skills though the context of indoor football.

Graphs INOK 7

We will look at a series of graphs which show straight-line relationships, parabolas, hyperbolas,

Philosophy - Science: Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

NO NEW ENROLMENTS! CONTINUES FROM TERM 1.

Design and Make JARG 5, 6

Designing and manufacturing a product.

The inimitable Hitch: Director's study. JOB 8

Alfred Hitchcock (Hitch) is renowned for creating intelligent plots, witty dialogue and has been

Mission to Mars - Level 5 ZACW, KATA 5

Unlimited needs YOU to help our class get to Mars!

Statistics level 1 DERT 6

For the first two weeks we will be finishing Measurement.

5PSY RICP 5

After finishing off our study of Lord of the Flies, we’ll look at some of the weird things which

Media and Film Studies - Beginner NCEA RICP 6, 7

In this course, we've focused on analysing the best thing to ever come out of New Zealand

Chemistry Internal ALIS 6

Because of the changes in classes in term one we couldn't do the chemistry practical so in 2.1 we

Exhibiting in a public space HOLR 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at year 12 and 13.

MEASUREMENT LOUW 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

2.1 Foundation Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

Developing skills with hand building, wheel work and more. This is a long term course.

How to Thrive and be Happy - Finding Meaning in Life KIRM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Would you like to build a happy and meaningful life?

6MAT LOUW 6

STATISTICS

Algebra INOK 4, 5

We start on Algebra which is the international "language" used to deal with mathematical, scienti

Do The Write Thing ROBM 4

THIS IS A WRITING HEAVY CLASS.

Goal setting REBF 6

Last term you improved someone else’s nutrition, now it’s your turn to improve your own well-bein

A taste of New Zealand history and culture KATA 5

In this course we begin with a trip back in time to Aotearoa/New Zealand in the early 1800s when

Acting Young - Junior Drama MART 3, 4, 5

Performance Week is nearly upon us Juniors.

Me Timata Ano MART 1, 2, 3

“Ko te manu e kai ana te miro, nona te ngahere.

2.1 Level Two - Art making towards a folio HOLR 7

TermTwo - Recommended that those scheduling into this course have completed the term one program

2.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

(Pre- requisite is level two visual art, if you have not completed a level two art folio you must

Kapa Haka MART 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Toku toa, he toa rangatira

Aroha BRAF 4, 5

This is a term long program where participants spend time in natural environments, as a way of co

AC vs DC GREO 8

This block we'll look at the physics of electricity and how current flow around a DC circuit can

Report Writing MART 6, 7, 8

This class focusses on developing journalism skills by looking at factual writing in interesting

Sociology ALLH 8

Education and Religion are institutions which have an impact on us all. Find out how.

Measurement KAYH 3, 4

This course aims to teach students the basics of measurement.

Blowin' In The Wind ROBM 6

"I try to be a little different on every album," Bob Dylan told Rolling Stone editor Jann S.

Genetics and Evolution MATW 6

In this course, spanning over both blocks of Term 2, we will learn the most important concepts of

Philosophy: OMG, is it God? BRES 7, 8

Does God exist?

7/8 Art HOLR 7, 8

This is a multi level course that best suits students working at year 12 and 13.

Atoms and Molecules INOK 4, 5

Atoms and Molecules are the Lego Blocks of matter.

BIGFISH: Music from Aotearoa/ New Zealand MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be playing, singing and studying a range of songs and instrumental music f

Social Responsibility PETB 6, 7, 8

Building on the understandings developed in Term One, students will undertake studies of social a

How can I improve my performance? KelB 7, 8

Level 2: This course will begin by participating in a variety of different methods of training (i

Into the Dark NATW 8

Buckle your seat belts.

Philosophy and Ethics BRES 6

In this course we will apply ethical reasoning to the question: is the death penalty a just punis

Philosophy - Ethics and University course Phil 110 pt3 BRES 7, 8

For this block, classes are split between the NCEA Level 3 course in Ethics and the University co

Table Tennis STEH 3, 4

We will travel to Canterbury Table Tennis on Blenheim Road and develop our skills.

2.1 Integrated Studies 2 GEOM 7, 8

Integrated Studies combines Business Studies, English, and Enterprise into a holistic learning pr

Sexuality and Sexual health REBF 6

This topic will cover a range of sexual health and sexuality identity issues.

Electricity and magnetism: it's shocking! ZACW 5

In this NZC Level 5 science course, students will:

Kohknowco Lab 2.1 2017 in Green Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

Philosophy - Science: Good, Bad, Bogus BRES 7, 8

CONTINUES FROM 1.2!

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

This course is part of a semester-long programme, designed to support students wanting to achieve

2.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 6

Film Studies is a comprehensive English course with a focus on film.

Woodwind Ensemble MATD 4, 5

In this class we will be playing a range of fun and challenging pieces for a wind ensemble.

How stuff works MATP 4

How do automatic doors open? Why do we have an airlock on the new building?

Science Fiction BRAF 3, 4

On this course you will learn to write a science fiction genre story.

Level 2 PE EMMB 7

Students will learn about principles and methods of training and how to improve fitness and stren

Exploring Music MATD 4

The content of this course will be co-created between students and the LA.

Gothic Fiction and Horror in Film ROBM 8

Age 16+ due to films shown in this class.

8 BIO MATW 8

More info to follow.

Statistics level 1 LOUW 6

We will be finishing the Measurement topic in the first two weeks.

2.1 Visual Artists as Entrepreneurs HOLR 7, 8

Make art in a medium of your choice that becomes a project suitable for exhibition and to sell.

Basketball SARA 6

The term will begin with learning skills needed to play basketball.

Turn on the heat FLOM 4, 5

This course will introduce the concepts of energy, heat exchanges and temperature.

Biomechanics.... EMMB 7, 8

Level 3 students will analyse a sporting skill.

Amplify - Product Design and Make JARG 4, 5

Learn electronics and design skills as you develop an ipod/ MP3 amplifier/speaker.

6 Make and Create JARG 6

This course provides the opportunity for students to work with materials and tools to develop a p

ArchiTEC JARG 4

This class gives students opportunities to learn about architectural design principles, structura

3/4 Foundation Art - Sculpture ROSM 3, 4

Drawing and Sculpture

Show Quest 2019 Cont. SARM 4, 5

All performers and stage crew continue for 2.1.

Astronomy FLOM 7

Disclaimer: Astronomy and Astrology are not the same thing.

Film Study EMIM 5

We will be viewing film and exploring different writing, reading, speaking, listening English bas

Philosophy and Ethics BRES 5, 6

In this course we will apply ethical reasoning to the question: is the death penalty a just punis

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

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LA Levels
Critical Reading Skills LAUB 4

I this course you will develop your reading skills.

Busting the world apart BREB 7

Everyone has one, most have millions. Cells are the stuff we are made of!

Learning to Teach FLOM 7, 8

Would you like to teach something that you’re expert in to a group of students?

Senior Dance SARB 7, 8

Students who are working towards level 2 and 3 choreography will continue in this class.

Relationships with others SARF 4, 5

This term in Health we will focus on Relationships with others, skills and topics learned in this

Advanced Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 8

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for university entrance an

Contemporary Issue: irrigation and dairying KATA 6

Taking water from rivers to irrigate dairy farms is a controversial issue in Aotearoa New Zealand

5MED RICP 5

Film production basics

Dairying, irrigation and river flows. What's your perspective? KATA 6

Taking water from rivers to irrigate dairy farms is a controversial issue in Aotearoa New Zealand

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class aim's to be flexible to meet the varied needs of students.

78English GEOM 7, 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Drawing and making prints HOLR 4, 5

You will experience drawing like never before.

Philosophy - OMG, is that God? BRES 4, 5

This course deals with subjects that require a level of life experience and maturity.

Chemistry: propelling us into the future ZACW 8

We will first study atomic structure, quantum mechanics, and electron configuration.

2.1 Level Two - Art making towards a folio HOLR 7

TermTwo - Recommended that those scheduling into this course have completed the term one program

Film Studies GEOM 6, 7

The Art of Monty Python

Social Responsibility and Change PETB 6, 7, 8

Building on the understandings developed in Term One, students will undertake studies of social a

That’s A Rap ROBM 6

We will look at a style of poetry that emerged in the late 20th century and has now become a domi

he cities great survivors BREB 5

Where is the nature in a city? Does it change in different cities across the world?

Wolf Children - Film Study BRAF 4

Do you ever feel like howling at the moon?

Astrophysics FLOM 7

Disclaimer: Astronomy and Astrology are not the same thing.

Planning of Films & Articles MART 6, 7, 8

Film-makers remember the 48 Hour Film Festival this year - date still to be confirmed.

Graphs INOK 7

We will be studying a large range of algebraic graphs and their transformations.

From the Shadows of the Soul NATW 6

We will continue to study different approaches to psychology.

Photography ROSM 8

“This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio fo

What in the world REBF 6, 7

7 billion people...
Global issues all around us...

7MAT LOUW 7

NETWORKS - we will be continuing with this topic for 2-3 weeks.

Talk to Write KAYH 3, 4

Research shows that the best way to improve your writing is to improve your oral language.

Biological Validity: Protection or Poisoning - Who is right about 1080? MATW 7

We will look at the differing opinions and viewpoints portrayed in the media on a variety of biol

The Graveyard Book (continued novel study) -Term 2, 2017 RICP 4, 5

During this course, we'll finish off our study of 'The Graveyard Book', by Neil Gaiman.

What in the world? REBF 6, 7

7 billion people...
Global issues all around us...

JAZZ BAND MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians working at NCEA level music who are wanting to

Reaction time MATP, KATA 3, 4

We start the term looking at what a chemical and physical changes.

STAGE CHALLENGE 2015 SARB 5, 6, 7, 8

All term 1 students follow on.

The first steps of quantum mechanics, and waves FLOM 8

In the first part of this term we will study towards an internal exam covering various content co

Photography EMIM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

We will photograph.

We will explore others' photography.

2.1 English: Film Studies GEOM 7

Film Studies is a comprehensive English course with a focus on film.

Law ALLH 8

Contract Law is examined in some detail. Do we have a deal?

Will humans be here in 1000 years? SARA 4, 5

Earth is changing and technology is improving, but what are we doing to our planet?

Philosophy – Ethics (University) BRES 8

This is second half of a TWO term University course. No new enrolments please.

MEASUREMENT LOUW 3, 4

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Kohknowco Lab 2.2 RENM 4, 5

Formerly UPT Digital. Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation.

The Fear Factor ROBM 8

All colour drains from your face, your palms go sweaty, the hair on the back of your neck stands

Prototype JARG 6, 7, 8

Now we have a conceptual design you can start developing your prototype seating outcome.

Kohknowco Lab 2.1 2017 in Blue Block RENM 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

How far can we go? Got an idea, a dream, a project, a problem to solve?

Kohknowco Lab RENM 4, 5

Formerly UPT Digital. Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation.

Improving my skill KelB 6

We will complete two assessments over 2.1 and 2.2 - a practical assessment where you are awarded

Properties of particles and thermochemistry FLOM 8

We will first study atomic structure, quantum mechanics, and electron configuration.

JINGLE HELL: Music in advertising, film and TV MATD 4, 5

In this course we will be looking at the use of music in film and TV, with a focus on advertising

Visual Text Study JOB 6

As a class we will study 'Mississippi Burning'.

2.1 Foundation Ceramics HOLR 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Developing skills with hand building, wheel work and more. This is a long term course.

2.1 Level Three - Art making towards a folio HOLR 8

Term two

The "NEW" Stage Challenge - Alice's Odyssey SARM 5, 6

Sooo, Stage Challenge is no longer happening...

Fun and Games with No Legs EMMB 4, 5

Have you ever wanted to play wheelchair basketball?

Research LAUB 5

Kendra, one of our UC Masters student teachers, and Laura will be running a course designed to su

Level 3 Statistics INOK 8

We will vote on which standard we look at but my suggestion is to finish probability concepts the

2.1 78 English GEOM 7, 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Graphs DERT 7

We will look at a series of graphs which show straight-line relationships, parabolas, hyperbolas,

MEASUREMENT CONTINUED LOUW 6

For the first two/threee weeks we will be finishing Measurement.

Have Your Say BRAF 3, 4

Want to see some changes for your school, community, or in your city?

Philosophy and Ethics BRES 5, 6

In this course we will apply ethical reasoning to the question: is the death penalty a just punis

This thing called LIFE MATP 3, 4

LIFE - It's complicated! What is life?

Philosophy - Arguments and Ethics BRES 3, 4

This course is open to all year levels.

Indoor Sports STEH 5

This course will take place at Howzatt Indoor Sports. We will catch the bus to and from.

The name’s Bond...Ionic Bond ZACW 7

In Term 2, we will investigate the intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold matter toge

Te Reo o ngā Tuākana MART 6

Te reo Māori (language) and tikanga Māori (culture) are intertwined, and so learning te reo Māori

Philosophy - Arguments and Ethics BRES 4, 5

This course is open to all year levels.

Measurement ALIS 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Can fast foods be healthy? SARA 5

We will consider foods that are typically considered fast food (fish 'n' chips, burgers and other

MAKING MUSIC: NCEA LEVEL ONE MATD 6

This course is part of a semester-long programme, designed to support students wanting to achieve

Ko Ngā Manu Tēina - Junior Birds MART 1, 2

We began the basics in Te Reo Māori in term one and now let’s extend our vocabulary!!!

Chemistry: propelling us into the future ZACW 8

We will first study atomic structure, quantum mechanics, and electron configuration.

Hard work MATP 5

This course will have lots of work. Lots and lots of really hard work.

ART MUSIC MATD 7, 8

In this block we will be listening to, analysing, studying and creating music from a vast range o

6HIS RICM 6

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries.

Purple
LA Levels
Performance @ AT Dance SARM 6, 7, 8

This term we will be focused on PERFORMANCE.

Social Psychology ALLH 8

Topics include obedience to authority and group think.

Evolocity JARG 3, 4

Design and Build an electric vehicle - workshop only running on Friday 9-10:30am.

Elements of chance - Probability MATW 6

This course requires students to pose a question about the probability of a game of chance, plan

Photography ROSM 6, 7

“This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio fo

Digital Technology DERT 6, 7, 8

This class aim's to be flexible to meet the varied needs of students.

Simple Electronics JARG 3, 4

Learn to build electronics circuits - workshop only runs on Thursdays from 9-10:30am.

Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5

This course focuses on students who have poor reading, writing and speaking skills (or a combinat

Sequences and Series - continued LOUW 7

We will continue with this topic started in Term 1.

Level One English - Extended Text Analysis RICP 6

This term, we'll spend the majority of our time analysing the main ideas in 'Ender's Game' by Ors

NETWORKS AND TRIGONOMETRY LOUW 7

NETWORKS - we will be continuing with this topic for 2-3 weeks.

2.1 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

This class suits those who want to make a body of work and not one only art works.

Basketball STEH 4, 5

We will be walking to the indoor stadium at ARA for some basketball.

5MAT LOUW 5

" ALGEBRA abc + def = xyz.

Making things go BOOM - Chemical Bonding, Structure, Properties and Energy Changes ZACW 7

In Term 2, we will investigate the intermolecular and intramolecular forces that hold matter toge

Psychology in Context RICP 7, 8

This is a new course, so it might be a little weird. But it may also be quite fun!

Philosophy - Ethics BRES 8

CONTINUES FROM TERM 1. NO NEW ENROLMENTS PLEASE.

Oceans, stars and planets MATP 7, 8

At NCEA L2 this term, we will be looking at the formation, life and death of stars and planetary

2.1 Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 5, 6

This is an NCEA course and the pre requisite is to have completed term one.

Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 6, 7

This term-long course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for NCEA assessm

GEOMETRIC REASONING LOUW 6

Pythagoras, Trigonometry and Circle Geometry –

Electromagnetism FLOM 8

During term 2 we will build on our previous knowledge of electromagnetism from level 2 NCEA to le

Statistics L3 INOK 8

We will work on Probability Concepts.

ADVANCED MUSIC 2 - (NCEA LEVEL 3) MATD 8

Do music for NCEA credits!

Filmmakers 2.2 Journalists MART 6, 7, 8

In 2.1 the National 48 Hours Furious Filmmaking Festival commences at the end of Week 2.

Level One English/Media - Term Two RICP 6

This term, we'll start by expressing our knowledge of film techniques in written form (and do a f

NZ SHORT FILMS Know your Rights BRAF 6

We will explore films which document the conditions faced by some of our most vulnerable citizen

Horror and Gothic Fiction NATW 8

Elements of gothic fiction and horror have held an irresistible appeal for audiences for hundreds

Habitat JARG 4

Design and make a habitat for beneficial insects or wildlife.

Dance it SARB 7, 8

Pick your path.
Choreography and performance.

Level 2 English - Focus on Visual Language RICP 7

We'll spend the first week of this term creating visual texts based on our previous study of 'Rit

Drama Study MART 6, 7, 8

Drama External Exam Study is being offered for this year, where we will watch plays, analyze dire

2.1 Literacee GEOM 3, 4, 5, 6

If your spelling is something like this then this may be the course for you.

Survival Skills PETB 8

This course will look at the skills and knowledge needed to survive in the bush, search and rescu

Level 1 Math DERT 6

Nature - Getting out into it EMIM 4

Disclaimer: This is a cellphone and computer FREE course.

Composition and performance MATD 5

This class is designed for students at the junior level who are serious about music, but not yet

Advanced Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 7, 8

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for university entrance an

Philosophy - OMG, is that God? BRES 4, 5

This course deals with questions of existence.

Graphs INOK 7

We will finish Algebra and start on graphs. A large number of graphs will be looked at.

Measurement continued GREO 6

Measurement.

TRIGONOMETRY DERT 7

TRIGONOMETRY

Probability Concepts DERT 8

We will work on Probability Concepts.

Advanced Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 6, 7, 8

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3

Advanced Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 8

This course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for university entrance an

Electromagnetism and Modern physics FLOM 7, 8

This is going to be a busy term!

Senior dance @ Dance Unlimited SARM 6, 7, 8

Students in the class will be working on at least two of the following:

Ways to well-being REBF 8

This term you will choose a health condition of your choice, and investigate how people treat/man

Earth cycles FLOM 5, 6

In this course, students will investigate how Astronomical cycles DO have an effect on the Earth

45LAN RICM 4, 5

In this unit students will investigate the differences between Cultural Knowledge and Language Kn

Health promotion REBF 7

During this topic you will learn what health promotion is about, how to set SMART goals and all a

Elementary, my dear Watson ZACW 8

Using chemistry and quantitative analysis, we will carry out a thorough scientific investigation.

There is no I in Team EMMB 6

Here students use interpersonal skills and will use a video diary format to demonstrate understan

78 Make and Create JARG 7

This course provides student the opportunity to make a complex product or body of design work.

Measurement ALIS 5

We all use some sort of measurement every day in our lives whether it is time, distance, weight,

Social Psychology ALLH 8

The Power of the Situation is important.

Humans are like bacteria: learning about the life processes of living things ZACW 4

In this NZC Level 4 science course, students will study the life processes common to all living t

Developing Your Ideas/Performance Begins SARF 7, 8

This block we will finish our choreography assessments and begin on learning different dances for

Evolocity JARG 3, 4

Design and Build an electric vehicle.

Orange
LA Levels
Philosophy - Ethics and University course Phil 110 pt3 BRES 7, 8

For this block, classes are split between the NCEA Level 3 course in Ethics and the University co

What is health? JOB 4, 5

On this course we'll look at all the aspects that constitute 'health', see how they work together

Junior Music: Getting it together MATD 3, 4

In this class we will be taking a practical look at how music is structured and organised, and pl

Torts ALLH 8

Torts are civil wrongs.

Keep cool, don't sweat the small stuff! BREB 8

With a primary focus on the complex and advanced human body we will explore how our physiology ma

Calculus DERT 8

The first two to three weeks we will finish Differentiation, then move onto Integration.

2.1 Foundation Ceramics HOLR 4, 5

Developing skills with hand building, slip casting and more. This is a long term course.

Photography ROSM 8

“This course is designed to enable you to make a body of work suitable for a Photography Folio fo

Education for Sustainability KATA 6, 7

In this class, levels 6 and 7 students will be working towards a sustainable future together.

2.1 Business Studies GEOM 6, 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

How to Adult KIRM 6, 7, 8

A co-constructed course focusing on what you would like to learn to gain confidence and adult ski

Optics FLOM 4, 5

We will study aspects of optics and properties of light.

Chinese MLA 6
Visual Arts Level 1 HOLR 6

This class suits those who want to make a body of work and not one only art works.

Level 2 Media Studies - Term Two (Film design and planning) RICP 7, 8

This term, we begin a massive project for the rest of the year - creating a short film!* We'll di

Human Rights Now PETB 4, 5, 6

People being treated fairly and without prejudice is a fundamental human right.

6MAT LOUW 6

GEOMETRIC REASONING

What's that in your genes? MATP 6

What are genes and what do they do? Heredity, breading and pedigree....

Zombi plague - part I MATP 5, 6

Microorganisms - bacteria, fungi and viruses...

Probability Concepts INOK 8

We will work on Probability Concepts.

The Future is a Nightmare NATW 7

Explore frightening visions of the future.

Keep cool, don't sweat the small stuff! BREB 8

With a primary focus on the complex and advanced human body we will explore how our physiology ma

LEVEL ONE HOLR 6

This class suits those who want to make a body of work and not one off art works.

The Ukulele Orchestra! MATD 3, 4

This course is open to all ukulele enthusiasts, from beginners to advanced, students and parents

Clone of Preparing for the 48 Hours Film Competition MART 6, 7, 8

Learn to make a movie in the form of a short film, documentary, advertisement or music video.

STAGE CHALLENGE 2016 SARB 5, 6

If you are are interested in performing and dancing - we need you!

48 Hours Furious Film Making Competition TIME! MART 6, 7, 8

48 Hours Furious Film Making Competition Time (2.1) – 678MED
Marlene Te’evale-Hunt

Bigger, faster, stronger SARA 7, 8

Do you want to make your training more meaningful? Do you want to see better gains?

Kohknowco Lab RENM 4, 5

Formerly UPT Dgiital. Web, app, and games development. Tech innovation.

2.1 Extension English GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to extend their literacy and/or English skills.

Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 6, 7

This term-long course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for NCEA assessm

Can fast foods be healthy? KAYH 4

This course is aimed at Year 7+8 and the 5HOS is designed for Years 9-10.

Villains - The Joker VERL 5

This course will look in depth at the hero/villain relationship between Batman and Joker relying

2.1 getting started with clay HOLR 4

You will be learning about how to work with clay and developing skills with hand building.

Level 2/3 Media Studies - Creating a Film RICP 7, 8

For the remainder of the year, any student wishing to design and create a film for either Level 2

Clone of Bigger, faster, stronger SARA 7, 8

This course is continued from block 2.1

Philosophy: University courses pt3 BRES 7, 8

Please be sure to read first.

Leadership through Physical Education SARM 5, 6

During this block we are working towards and NCEA assessment, leading a group a year 5/6 students

Wreeding and Riting - Short Stories ROBM 4

Term 2 of this course will pivot from individual reading to class activities where we read a new

Statistics level 1 DERT 6

For the first two weeks we will be finishing Measurement.

Brave New World NATW 7

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World portrays a futuristic society in which the individual is

Independent Historical Inquiry RICM 6, 7

This term-long course is designed to support students with independent inquiries for NCEA Level 1

ADVANCED MUSIC: NCEA LEVELS TWO AND THREE MATD 7, 8

This course is designed for experienced musicians, wanting to achieve standards at levels two and

Book Study JOB 3, 4

Students will study two books over the course of a term.

Foundation Band MATD 4, 5

COURSE STRUCTURE

Breads and cereals of the world REBF 3, 4, 5

Lets learn about breads and cereals of the world!

Level 3 PE EMMB 8

‘Using Science to Improve Physical Skills”

Need For Speed JARG 5

This course provides opportunities for students to work in teams to develop a prototype electric

Creative Writing and Prejudice in Literature ROBM 6

Why are people so cruel to each other?

UPT Digital RENM 3, 4, 5, 6

This Term, we'll continue to build your technical, artistic, and communication skills, find out h

STAGE CHALLENGE 2017 FINAL BLOCK SARB 5, 6

We are well underway for Stage Challenge and unfortunately can't take any new students this cours

Electricity and magnetism MATW 6

In this block we will learn about static electricity, electrical current, series and parallel cir

Introduction to Genetics FLOM 6

During term 2 we will focus on genetics: What are genes and what do they do?

Ko Ngā Manu Tēina MART 1, 2

We began the basics in Te Reo Māori in term one and now let’s extend our vocabulary!!!

Busting the world apart BREB 7

Everyone has one, most have millions. Cells are the stuff we are made of!

Endings and beginnings STEM 8

Sometimes it's not until the very end of a book that you understand the importance of the way it

5ENG - Extension English RICP 5

This course is designed for those students already operating at or above the 'typical' Y10 studen

Other
LA Levels
Business Studies and Enterprise GEOM 6, 7, 8

Business Studies is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers a

NCEA 78 English GEOM 6, 7, 8

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Cafe Economics GEOM 6

This course is mainly project based and aims to develop students into independent thinkers and le

Bond, James Bond GEOM 6

This course is for students who want to work towards improving their literacy and/or English skil